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Friday, July 26, 2013

Music From The Show

  • Herbie Hancock, “Watermelon Man”
  • EST, “Eighthundred Streets by Feet”
  • Steve Earle, “After Mardi Gras”
  • Bonobo, “Hatoa”
  • Strfkr, “Astoria”
  • Kurt Vile, “Girl Called Alex”
  • Kings of Leon, “Supersoaker”
  • Funk Brothers, “Keep Me Hangin’ On”
  • Miles Davis, “On the Corner”
  • Baldwin Brothers, “Air Is Invisible”
  • Half Moon Run, “Drug You”
  • Spoon, “I Turn My Camera On”
  • Kurt Vile, “Walkin’ On A Pretty Day”
  • Jule Styne and Leo Robin, “Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend” performed by Marilyn Monroe

Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

August 27 Comment

Veteran Honored, But Struggles To Keep Business Open

Former Marine Matt Victoriano is being recognized as a "Champion of Change" at the White House.

August 27 40 Comments

In Defense Of Schlock Music: Why We Love/Hate It

Music critic Jody Rosen defends the kind of over-the-top, sentimental songs that Journey, Lionel Richie, Billy Joel and Prince made famous.

August 26 8 Comments

It’s Not Business As Usual In Ferguson, Missouri

From barber shops to bike shops, WBUR's Deborah Becker looks at what the protests have meant for businesses.

August 26 95 Comments

A Fan Says No To Football

Steve Almond writes, "our allegiance to football legitimizes and ever fosters within us a tolerance for violence, greed, racism, and even homophobia."